London/Washington DC: Conservation and animal welfare groups have expressed concern over news that Iceland’s hunt of endangered fin whales will resume this summer. The Icelandic newspaper Skessuhorn reported on Thursday that it had “reliable evidence” fin whaling will begin Continue Reading
LONDON: The European Union’s suspension of sanctions against Burma, which will include lifting the prohibition on direct trade of timber and wood products to EU markets, should be an opportunity to introduce meaningful reform directly benefiting the country’s people. EU Continue Reading
Environmental Investigation Agency co-director Jennifer Lonsdale has been a leading cetacean campaigner for over three decades; EIA was actually formed in 1984 just one month after she and fellow co-founder Dave Currey travelled to the Faroe Islands to document and Continue Reading
Legal ivory auctions must be stopped and China stripped of its Approved Buyer status if the rising tide of elephant poaching is to be curbed. In a new briefing, Blood Ivory: Exposing the myth of a regulated market, released on Continue Reading
Photo credit: Jean-Francois Hellio and Nicholas Van Ingen The Atlantic Sturgeon, Acipenser sturio, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED‘ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.